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Last Updated on March 19, 2024 by Ola Precious Akinkuolie

When you look at the Middle East, what do you see? The bleeding inks of innovation are everywhere. That’s what technology does to a place; it transforms it. So many projects involving technology have been launched to make livelihood easier. Want to know them? Continue reading.

Five Latest Mind-blowing Tech Projects in The Middle East


Referring to the NEOM tech project as visionary and transformative is safe. Neom bears the vision to transform the Red Sea coast of Northwest Saudi Arabia into a futuristic city. It was launched by His Royal Highness, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in 2017 and is being led under the Public Investment Fund. Neom’s objective is to grow and diversify the Saudi economy, set Saudi Arabia to play a leading role in global development, introduce a great sustainable model and become a destination for residents and visitors worldwide.

2. Leap

Leap thrives to become the most influential tech event in the world. Organised by a team of experts in the tech field, this annual event takes place in Riyadh, and over 100,000 innovators and investors converge for four days. Nowadays, everything tech ranging from Artificial Intelligence, digital economy and digital Metaverse are discussed. It was founded by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSD) and  Tahaluf in 2022. Ever since, it has showcased technology’s crucial role in providing solutions to pressing human problems.

3. UAE AI Strategy

This first-of-a-kind project was launched in October 2017 by the UAE Government. This approach begins the post-mobile government era, which will depend on services, sectors and infrastructures. UAE AI Strategy aims to bring to life the objectives of the UAE Centennial 2071, increase government performance at all levels, and apply an innovative digital system in solving challenges and providing solutions. It influences sectors ranging from transport, space, and health to renewable energy, education and the environment. 


His Royal Highness launched King Abdulla University of Science and Technology(KAUST). It is an international graduate-level research university committed to science and technology. The university contributes to the tech sector by providing advanced facilities and equipment to researchers and entrepreneurs worldwide. It attracts excellence and innovation, which is why it is known to be one of the leading universities in the world. 

5. Next Tech Summit

This project is created to study the new emerging technologies and their notable impact on industries and economies. Being the region’s foremost summit, it is concerned with how new technologies can live out their potential and actual values. NextTech summit is a research-based agenda with experts, MIT professors, scholars, industry leaders and futurists discussing emerging technologies and their support to the business world.  Annually, the project proves to be worth its formation as it has strengthened the rails of technology in the Middle East.


With technology taking over the world, the Middle East has made these projects to secure a spot in the ongoing transformation. While some of these projects are almost completed, others are still ongoing. Regardless, these projects are something to look forward to, and we are here for it!

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